Music: Argyle Choir

Three years ago, in Argyle, Ill., Pastor Edgar Smith organized a picnic. At the picnic, he chose 31 of the 40 people who live in Argyle to sing in his choir. At first their anthems were jerky. Then they improved. They were asked to give concerts in the towns and villages near Argyle.

One day last week few people stayed in Argyle. The 31 singers, a little abashed, lifted their voices in the Perseverance Presbyterian Church, in Milwaukee. When sound died in the shafted gloom, listeners, able critics turned to each other and said sincerely: "A...

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